Looking for love in all the right places
Jennifer Trueland Health journalist
Learning disability nurses might be asked to help service users seeking love and companionship to apply to a dating agency
Dating has always had particular challenges for people with learning disabilities, but in the right circumstances it can open the door to new friendships, a better social life and even love and marriage. In recognition of this, a small but significant number of specialist dating agencies have developed across the UK – and research suggests they are making a difference to the people they serve.
Learning Disability Practice. 23, 1, 15-16. doi: 10.7748/ldp.23.1.15.s14